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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 5 April 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Martin JRM-3 Mars
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 76822
Werknummer: 9266
Baujahr: 1946
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ke'ehi Lagoon, Oahu, HI (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
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The Martin Mars flying boat, named "Marshall Mars", suffered an in-flight engine fire and force-landed in Ke'ehi Lagoon, Oahu, HI. The fire continued to spread and when it reached the fuel tanks the aircraft exploded and sank.

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photo of Martin-JRM-3-Mars-76822
accident date: 05-04-1950
type: Martin JRM-3 Mars
registration: 76822
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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